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Mar 12, 2011 11:00pm EST
restaurants, crowd bars, gyms, nail salons, cafes and the like. now, ordinary as it seems to us today, there's something actually very new. up until very recently the central fact about a woman in her 20s and early 30s was that she was a wife and mother. whether she was a 23-year-old from china or a 26 year in mad men america. in fact, most people in their 20s were not single and if they were, they were not living as room mates in brooklyn or dupont circle and drinking spots or mimosas with other preadults in the weekends. they are married and they had children. and they often had lawns to mow and cars whose oil needed changing. now, look at the numbers. notice in 1970, the average age of marriage for men was 23. and for women, a little less than 21. today, it's 26 and 28 but that's a little bit misleading, actually. because the numbers for college-educated and -- and even those with graduate school creation considerably higher. for women with a b.a., the average age is about 27. for women with a master's or professional degree, professional degree is about 30. now, this means that we have a
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Mar 19, 2011 4:30pm EDT
as it seems to us today, pre-adulthood is something very new. up until recently the central fact about a woman in her 20s and early 30s was that she was a wife and mother. that was the case whether she was a 23-year-old from ming china or a 26-year-old and america. in fact, most people in their 20s were not single and if they were, they were not living with roommates in williamsburg, brooklyn or dupont circle and drinking shots of mimosas with other pre-adults on weekends. they were married and they had children and they often had cars whose oil needed changing. now let's look at the numbers. in 1970 the average age of marriage for men was 23. and for women, a little less than 21. today, it is 26 and 28 but that is a little bit misleading actually. because the numbers for college-educated and even those with some graduate school education are considerably higher. for women, the average age is about 27. for women with a masters or professional degree, it is about 30. now this means that we have a historically high percentage of single people in their 20s and early 30s. this gives you a little b
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Mar 5, 2011 11:00pm EST
, peaceful home for granted. ever. most of us, when we think back on our own personal journey. >> i know i'm not the only one who had tough times. we can remember the toughest times clearest of all. you think back and say, wow. and that's how it is and was with me writing this book. wasn't hard to pull up details of adversity that came my way. for example, when a six-year-old young boy is taking the best punches of a drunken stepdad, and when a kid can't even find a safe haven at a bible camp, it leaves a mark. there were times when i felt like couldn't trust nip. couldn't trust anyone. for a while i wasn't actually even that trust worthy myself. and fell in with older kids whose idea of an afternoon outing was going to the mall to do some shoplifting, and that's how i found myself at age 134, -- age 13, sitting facing the judge. a fine named, didn't know i had even ripped off the suit i was wearing that day. but the judge did know, he tide know there was a young kid in there who could still go one way or the other. he gave me the talking to that i needed, and a big, big break that started
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Mar 20, 2011 10:30am EDT
to strategic bombing, which is really behind these drones. >> takes us down to a level of assassination. >> i'd like to make a comment. >> we have to wrap it up. >> the common denominator between the three of us is jon voight, we all work very closely with them come and get a great thing that comes to the heart of your question. he says machines don't fight wars. people do and they use their minds. and you're talking about a war where machines to fight and people don't. and they don't use their minds. >> and on that note i think we want to thank these heroes, both for the truth and for the taxpayer, the three you spend your lives were. i want to invite the audience to thank all of you for all of your life work. [applause] [applause] >> you can download a pdf version of the pentagon's labyrinth for free through the center for defense information's website. go to cdi.org. >> booktv is covered over 9000 nonfiction authors and books since 1989 when it all began with book notes, c-span's original hour-long author interview program. you can watch these programs online at booktv.org. now i'm booktv,
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